SOUTH AFRICAN INSTITUTE OF RACE RELATIONS (IRR)

SOUTH AFRICAN INSTITUTE OF RACE RELATIONS (IRR)

Johannesburg, South Africa

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ABOUT

The mission of the South African Institute of Race Relations is to fight the battle of ideas for classical liberalism through advocacy to fights for the right to make your own decisions and to free you from unnecessary government, political, and bureaucratic interference.

IN THE NEWS

ANNOUNCING THE “AFRICA REIMAGINED” WEBINAR SERIES

Since Africa’s population is projected to reach 26 percent of the world’s total population by 2050 (currently 17 percent), the continent will see an unprecedented need for jobs and access to both soft and hard infrastructures. This means that the next three decades will determine the continent’s trajectory toward prosperity. The...

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FINALISTS FOR 2020 AFRICA LIBERTY AWARD ANNOUNCED

Atlas Network’s Africa Liberty Award celebrates think tanks throughout the region whose work most successfully encourages prosperity and human flourishing. The finalists for the 2020 Africa Liberty Award are: South African Institute of Race Relations in South Africa, Students’ Organization for Liberty and Entrepreneurship in Sou...

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‘LIBERTY IN AFRICA’ ONLINE COURSE EXPLORES PRINCIPLES OF FREEDOM

Africa is an enormous and diverse continent encompassing dozens of independent countries with wide-ranging political systems, circumstances, and resources. Still, people share a struggle for liberty throughout Africa that shares many commonalities. Students for Liberty (SFL) and African Students for Liberty (ASFL) have partnered...

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RULE OF LAW COLLAPSING IN SOUTH AFRICA, FINDS GOVERNMENT CORRUPTION REPORT

A recent government probe rocked South Africa after assertions that the country’s highest elected official, President Jacob Zuma, has engaged in several corrupt activities. Those allegations only scratch the surface, however, according to a recent report from the South African Institute of Race Relations. Titled “Going off the R...

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EXPLORING MARKET SOLUTIONS FOR SOUTH AFRICA’S ENERGY CRISIS

Reliable energy is a crucial factor in thriving economies, but South Africa’s state-owned power utility, Eskom, has had a chronic inability to meet demand for electricity. Its 2015 reintroduction of rolling blackouts, known as “load shedding,” has both large and small businesses feeling the pinch of the stalled market activity t...

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